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Movie review: Nike’s Big Bet

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated The documentary curiously titled Nike’s Big Bet by writer, director, and filmmaker Paul Kemp is a must-see...

Book Review: Bravey: Chasing Dreams, Befriending Pain and Other Big Ideas

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated run like a braveysleep like a babydream like a crazyreplace can't with maybe— Alexi Pappas Bravey, by Alexi...

Book Review: Win at All Costs: Inside Nike Running and its Culture of Deception

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Title: Win at all Costs: Inside Nike Running and Its Culture of Deception Author: Matt HartPages: 432 (Hardcover)Published:...

Book Review: Take Me Outside: Running Across the Canadian Landscape That Shapes Us

© Copyright - 2021 - Athletics Illustrated Title: Take Me Outside: Running Across the Canadian Landscape That Shapes UsAuthor: Colin Harris Pages: 236 Publisher: Rocky Mountain...

Book Review: The Five and Ten Men: Ten Men Who Redefined Distance Running

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated Title: The Five and Ten Men: Ten Men Who Redefined Distance RunningAuthor: Richard Amery Pages: 295 ISBN: 978-0-6485614-0-8Publisher: Green Hill...

Book Review: The Russian Affair: The True Story of the Couple who Uncovered the...

© Copyright – 2020 – Athletics Illustrated Title: The Russian Affair: The True Story of the Couple who Uncovered the Greatest Sporting ScandalAuthor: David WalshPublisher:...

Book Review: The Rodchenkov Affair: How I Brought Down Putin’s Secret Doping Empire

© Copyright - 2020 - Athletics Illustrated  Title: The Rodchenkov Affair: How I Brought Down Putin's Secret Doping EmpireAuthor: Dr. Grigory RodchenkovPublisher: Penguin Random House...

Book Review: The Kiwi Runners’ Family Tree Volume One: 1800s-1999

Title: The Kiwi Runners’ Family Tree Volume One 1800s - 1999Published: 2020ISBN: 9780473523671Author: Dreydon SobanjaPublisher: Inspired Kids LtdPages: 142Buy it here>> New Zealand, a small...

Movie Review: Runner, a must see film

“A powerfully inspirational tale that could tide you over until the next Olympics.” “There are so many fascinating aspects to Runner that one barely knows where to begin.” “if you’re not sobbing…you’re likely made of stern stuff.” — Frank Scheck, The Hollywood Reporter

Movie watch: Runner: One Man’s Journey from Refugee to Olympian

https://runner.vhx.tv/products/runner-hosted-by-athletics-illustrated Athletics Illustrated is provided with a 72-hour watch window of this story of a Sudanese runner, who literally ran away from war-torn Sudan after...